Comparisons

Dunu DK-3001 Pro vs Dunu DK-3001

The DK-3001 Pro has more sub-bass quantity than the DK-3001 and it commands greater extension. The sub-bass reproduction on the DK-3001 Pro is fuller and there is a more impactful rumble. The mid-bass on the DK-3001 has slightly more body but the slam on the DK-3001 Pro is delivered with tightness. The bass decay on the DK-3001 Pro is slightly quicker with agility. The bass texture on the DK-3001 Pro is rendered in a smoother manner. Each bass note on the DK-3001 Pro is articulated well with weight and impact and there is a more robust display. The midrange of the DK-3001 Pro has more body than the DK-3001 and vocals are expressed in an intimate manner. The DK-3001 Pro exhibits a higher level of focus. The lower midrange on the DK-3001 Pro is thicker than the DK-3001 and male vocals are presented with weight. The upper midrange on the DK-3001 Pro has slightly greater emphasis and the forwardness creates a more intimate female vocals performance. The DK-3001 Pro is more engaging and vocals are enjoyable to listen to. For the treble section, the DK-3001 Pro has greater extension than the DK-3001 with a detailed presentation. The treble articulation on the DK-3001 Pro is more precise. The crisp on the DK-3001 Pro has better definition. The DK-3001 Pro has a greater amount of air rendered. The DK-3001 Pro showcases a higher level of finesse. In terms of soundstage, the DK-3001 Pro expands more naturally. The DK-3001 Pro has greater width magnitude. The depth of the DK-3001 is more closed in.

Dunu DK-3001 Pro vs iBasso IT04

The DK-3001 Pro has slightly more sub-bass quantity than the IT04 and the extension on both is similar. The sub-bass reproduction on the DK-3001 Pro provides a natural rumble. The mid-bass on the IT04 has more quantity than DK-3001 Pro and the slam is delivered in a more punchier manner. The bass decay on the IT04 is slightly quicker with a higher level of agility. The bass texture on the DK-3001 Pro is rendered in a smoother manner. Each bass note on the DK-3001 Pro is articulated with a robust hit. The midrange on the DK-3001 Pro has more body than the IT04 and the expression is richer. Vocals on the DK-3001 Pro are smoother while IT04 boasts better clarity. The lower midrange on the DK-3001 Pro has more body than the IT04 and male vocals are expressed in a thicker manner but with reduced presence. Emotions are expressed more effectively on the DK-3001 Pro. The upper midrange on the IT04 has greater emphasis and there is a clearer female vocals presentation. For the treble section, the IT04 has greater extension and there is an airier feeling. The DK-3001 Pro has slightly more body here. The crisp on the IT04 has greater definition and there is additional sparkle. The treble expression on the DK-3001 Pro is smoother than the IT04 and it takes on a more laid-back approach. Lastly, for the soundstage, the expansion on both is quite natural but the IT04 has the edge with greater width magnitude. The depth of the DK-3001 Pro is less closed in.

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